§ Mr. Bayley
To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will name the 36 NHS trusts which recorded a retained deficit in 1994–95 giving, in each case, the deficit in cash terms and as a percentage of turnover and indicating the principal reason for the deficit. 
§ Mr. Horam
The information is shown in the tables.
NHS trusts with deficits in 1994–95, principally, for reasons of a technical accounting nature as analysed in the National Audit Office report on NHS summarised accounts for England 1994–95 Trust Deficit £000 As percentage of income Reason for deficit South Tees Acute Hospitals 97 0.1 Early retirement costs Scarborough and North East Yorkshire Health Care 811 1.6 Other reasons South Lincolnshire Community and Mental Health Services 46 0.2 Early retirement costs Oxfordshire Community Health 161 0.5 Early retirement costs Allington 141 0.8 Early retirement costs Horizon 8,378 18.9 Early retirement costs Southend Health Care Services 1,082 1.6 Loss on disposal of fixed assets Homewood NHS Trust 2,463 10 Loss on disposal of fixed assets Lifecare 527 2.3 Early retirement costs The Royal West Sussex 271 0.7 Loss on disposal of fixed assets Frimley Park Hospital 39 0.1 Other reasons East Somerset 1,121 3.1 Loss on disposal of fixed assets Bath Mental Health Care 61 0.2 Other reasons South Warwickshire Health Care 120 0.6 Early retirement costs South Warwickshire General Hospitals 940 2.2 Loss on disposal of fixed assets South Warwickshire Mental Health Services 304 2 Early retirement costs Premier Health NHS Trust 413 1 Other reasons Christie Hospital 275 0.8 Early retirement costs East Cheshire 1,587 2.6 Early retirement
NHS trusts with deficits in 1994–95, principally, for reasons of a technical accounting nature as analysed in the National Audit Office report on NHS summarised accounts for England 1994–95 Trust Deficit £000 As percentage of income Reason for deficit Guild Community Healthcare 1,210 3.3 costs Early retirement costs
NHS trusts with deficits in 1994–95 where the reasons are other than technical accounting as analysed in the National Audit Office report on the NHS summarised accounts for England 1994–95 Trust Deficit £000 As percentage of income Reason of deficit Humberside Ambulance Service 622 5.1 Excess expenditure United Leeds Teaching Hospitals 334 0.2 Excess expenditure Louth and District Healthcare 25 0.2 Shortfall in planned income Lincoln Hospitals 257 0.4 Activity levels greater than contracted Sheffield Children's Hospital 245 1.1 Shortfall in planned income East Anglian Ambulance 68 0.3 Other reasons Mid Anglia Community Health 44 0.2 Other reasons Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital 3,436 11.6 Other reasons Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital 826 6.8 Other reasons Greenwich Healthcare 2,888 2.8 Shortfall in planned income Crawley Horsham 1,154 2.6 Other reasons Swindon and Marlborough Hospitals 522 0.8 Other reasons The Poole Hospital 226 0.4 Excess expenditure Royal United Hospital, Bath 2,545 3.8 Shortfall in planned income Worcester Royal Infirmary 944 1.6 Other reasons Wolverley 155 1.1 Other reasons
§ Mr. Bayley
To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will name the 13 NHS trusts which exceeded their external financing limits in 1994–95. 
§ Mr. Bayley
To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will name the 93 NHS trusts which failed to meet their target rate of return on average relevant net assets in 1994–95 giving, in each case, the margin on both cash and percentage terms by which it failed to do so. 
§ Mr. Horam
National health service trusts are required to make a 6 per cent. return on their net relevant assets, not a target figure in cash terms. Tables showing the actual return achieved in percentage terms by each trust for 1994–95 is contained in "NHS Trusts: 1994/95 Financial Performance", copies of which are available in the Library.